Hiring: Farm Manager – Allendale Farm

Allandale Farm is a vegetable farm and plant nursery in Brookline, MA . We grow 40 acres of diversified vegetable crops and garden plants, operate a busy farmstand/garden center onsite, and provide educational programming and events on the farm. We are currently seeking a long-term relationship with a year-round Farm Manager to join our committed team and oversee all vegetable production, CSA and wholesale operations, and farm maintenance.


  • Hires, trains and leads a team of ~12 employees, including field crew and assistant grower positions.
  • Oversees and executes all field work, including crop planning, tillage, planting, spraying, harvesting, and cover cropping, both on the farm and on additional offsite acreage.
  • Oversees all post-harvest handling and movement of produce to outlets (our farmstand, wholesale, CSA)
  • Innovates and drives progressive and sustainable field to market strategies
  • Demonstrates and keeps current with thorough knowledge of and adherence to MDAR and GAP regulations as they pertain to issues of chemical storage/application and food safety.
  • Serves as lead mechanic and maintains fleet of vehicles and farming implements
  • Serves as primary caretaker of the property, including oversight of the following: farm roads and parking lot maintenance (grading and plowing); grass cutting/weed control; forest management; greenhouse and grounds security.
  • Writes and manages: budget for farm operations; annual summary reports; employee performance reviews
  • Participates on management team, including weekly meetings and fostering collaborative work environment
  • Manages seasonal adjunct responsibilities (e.g. Christmas tree handling and sales)


  • Five plus years experience in vegetable production (organic preferred) in a leadership and supervisory role
  • Demonstrated skill in safely operating farm machinery
  • Relevant pesticide applicator and food safety training/certificates
  • Spanish language proficiency strongly preferred
  • Proficient with MS Office and Google Apps.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • 40-60 hours/week


  • Competitive annual salary with bonus opportunity
  • Housing (Single family house; 3 bed, 1.5 bath)
  • Four weeks paid vacation
  • Health care benefits
  • Retirement plan (after 2 years of employment)

To apply: Please email resume and cover letter to

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